“A Beautiful Mind” wins for Best Picture and takes home a total of four awards. “The Lord of the Rings” gets four And the it only took 4 hours and 20 minutes to hand out 24 awards in the most somber affair in Oscar history… Whoopi kept her cool amid the constant 9/11 reminders, but the highlight of the evening came very late when Halle Berry won for Best Actress and took the historic opportunity to thank her entire management team. Berry is the first Black actress to win in this category and she also made mention of all the great actresses who came before her. All the awards after that were pretty predictable. For those who didn’t stay awake for the whole thing, here’s a list of the winners…
BEST PICTURE ^ A Beautiful Mind (Universal and DreamWorks) A Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment Production, Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, Producers
BEST ACTOR ^ Denzel Washington in Training Day (Warner Bros.)
BEST ACTRESS ^ Halle Berry in Monster’s Ball (Lions Gate)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR ^ Jim Broadbent in Iris (Miramax)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS ^ Jennifer Connelly in A Beautiful Mind (Universal and DreamWorks)
BEST DIRECTOR ^ A Beautiful Mind (Universal and DreamWorks) Ron Howard
BEST ANIMATED FEATURE ^ Shrek Aron Warner (DreamWorks)
ART DIRECTION ^ Moulin Rouge (20th Century Fox) ^ Art Direction: Catherine Martin ^ Set Decoration: Brigitte Broch
CINEMATOGRAPHY ^The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (New Line) Andrew Lesnie ^
COSTUME DESIGN ^ Moulin Rouge (20th Century Fox) Catherine Martin and Angus Strathie
DOCUMENTARY FEATURE ^ “Murder on a Sunday Morning” A Maha Productions/Pathe Doc/France 2/HBO Production, Jean-Xavier de Lestrade and Denis Poncet
DOCUMENTARY SHORT ^ “Thoth” An Amateur Rabbit Production, Sarah Kernochan and Lynn Appelle
EDITING ^ Black Hawk Down (Sony Pictures Releasing) Pietro Scalia
BEST FOREIGN ^ No Man’s Land A Noe Productions/Fabrica Cinema/Man’s Films/Counihan Villiers Productions/Studio Maj/Casablanca Production ^ Bosnia & Herzegovina ^
MAKEUP ^ The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (New Line) Peter Owen and Richard Taylor ^
BEST SCORE (Original score) ^ The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (New Line) Howard Shore
BEST SONG (Original song) ^ “If I Didn’t Have You” from Monsters, Inc. (Buena Vista) Music and Lyric by Randy Newman
ANIMATED SHORT ^ “For the Birds” A Pixar Animation Studios Production, Ralph Eggleston
LIVE ACTION SHORT ^ the accountant A Ginny Mule Pictures Production, Ray McKinnon and Lisa Blount
SOUND ^ Black Hawk Down (Sony Pictures Releasing) Mike Minkler, Myron Nettinga and Chris Munro
SOUND EDITING ^ Pearl Harbor (Buena Vista) George Watters II and Christopher Boyes
VISUAL EFFECTS ^ The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (New Line) Jim Rygiel, Randall William Cook, Richard Taylor and Mark Stetson
ADAPTED SCREENPLAY ^ A Beautiful Mind (Universal and DreamWorks) Written by Akiva Goldsman
ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY ^ Gosford Park (USA Films) Written by Julian Fellowes
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